Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 7/15/12
Ryan Dempster's talents extend beyond the the baseball field as he showed host Tim Kurkjian on ESPN's "Baseball Tonight." Dempster— riding an incredible 33-inning consecutive scoreless streak— did a pretty good impression of Fat Bastard from the Austin Powers movies during an interview and the Chicago Cubs starter had Kurkjian giggling like a school girl while also doing impressions of Dr. Evil and Harry Carey. I say put a plaid tam on Dempster's head he'd look like Willy the Groundskeeper. Dempster threw six more shutout innings Saturday during a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.  It was his fifth consecutive win and the last time he gave up a run was May 30.  He leads the majors with a 1.86 ERA. Dempster's name keeps coming up in trade talks and— if Dr. Evil is his agent— would ask for one million dollars.SEE THE WHOLE INTERVIEW
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